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Netflix dreams of a channel-free future, built on recommendations

The streaming video giant wants to eventually do away with the massive list of things to watch.

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Halo 5: Guardians announced, coming to Xbox One fall 2015

The Xbox One's first major new Halo game gets a subtitle and a timeframe.

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HTC's One Mini 2 is another smaller phone with lesser specs

HTC strips the cool camera features and more from the smaller version of its flagship phone.

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AMD cuts Radeon R9 280 price as inflation woes die down

After a boom in cryptocurrency mining, AMD's GPU business gets back to normal.

Tear-free desktop gaming becomes a standard with DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync

Desktop PC monitors supporting the new standard could arrive in six to 12 months.

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Windows 8.1 users: Download latest version by June 10 to continue getting patches

Microsoft offers another month of patches to Windows 8.1 users who haven't updated.

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Google hints at remote wipe, lock and locate features for Chromebooks

There'd be nothing much to wipe from a browser-based operating system, but that's the point.

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Bitly gets hacked, prompts password reset for all accounts

Website publishers will have to reauthorize Twitter and Facebook sharing as well.

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Sprint may start throttling its biggest data users

The top 5 percent of data users will see slower speeds at congested cell sites, Sprint warns.

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EndlessTV is a cool way to watch free videos without ads

New app provides a continuous stream of videos, without the ads.

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CyberPowerPC Fang Mini joins the tiny desktop PC party

The mini PC gets a couple new options, with no assembly required.

Report: U.S. Internet providers allow 'permanent congestion' and want cash to clear it up

Congested connections aren't a net neutrality issue, but they're an argument for more competition.

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Chadder: John McAfee slaps name on 'private' messaging app

New app promises secure messaging, but it isn't ready for primetime.

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Google's same-day delivery service hits New York and West Los Angeles

Google Express Shipping lands on both coasts, and is still free for now.

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9 Windows Metro apps even desktop diehards can love

Touch-first or not, these apps get things done.